Wednesday Snow Totals; Record Lows Thursday

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (March 12, 2014) — Another winter storm hit parts of West Michigan Wednesday morning, leaving some areas with over a half foot of snow.

Leading the way in snow totals were Paw Paw and Springfield (near Battle Creek) with seven inches of new snow. Here are some other totals from West Michigan:

  • Orangeville (Barry County),  5.9″
  • Marshall, 6.0″
  • Kalamazoo,  6.5″
  • Hastings,  5.5″
  • Plainwell,  4.0″
  • Ada,  1.1″
  • Grandville,  1.1″
  • Muskegon,  trace

The official total in Grand Rapids was 1.9 inches, bringing the seasonal total to 112.6 inches. This is 43.4 inches above normal.  Muskegon’s total remains at 129.6 inches, which is 42.4 inches above normal.

Skies are clearing, and that will allow temperatures to drop to record levels overnight.  We are forecasting a low of 5 below in Grand Rapids.  The old record is 5 above, set in 1926.  The record low for Muskegon is 2 above, set in 1912.  Here is a look at some other forecast lows:

DMA RPM 18Z Temps

Warmer temperatures arrive Friday. For the latest forecast, join us on FOX 17 News or visit the weather page at 


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